Use Small Sequences

When I retrospectively consider my creative working life, I notice a tendency to leave projects unfinished.

To a certain extent, this is normal and healthy.  Artists perceive a fount of ideas, bubbling up anew on a daily basis.  Practicality and focus require that some ideas remain as figments of the imagination, while other ideas become experiments that are tried and discarded.  Only a small subset of ideas can be worked through to completion.

Ways to add small sequences to your strategy:

  • Everyday, I write three pages
  • Everyday, I animate 20 seconds of video
  • Everyday, I finish one page in the sketchbook
  • Everyday, I ….


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